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Higienista oral (Portugal)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Dental hygienist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Higienista oral
    Translation(s):
    Oral hygienist (EN)
    Country:
    Portugal
    Region:
    All regions
  • Data

    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    National legislation:
    Decreto-Lei n.º 320/99, de 11 de agosto
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Free provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications
    Useful link:
    http://www.acss.min-saude.pt
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Realização de atividades de promoção da saúde oral dos indivíduos e das comunidades, visando métodos epidemiológicos e ações de educação para a saúde; prestação de cuidados individuais que visem prevenir e tratar as doenças orais.
    Translation(s):
    Conducting activities to promote oral health of individuals and communities for epidemiological methods and actions of health education, providing individual care to prevent and treat oral diseases. (EN)
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